Notice and Request for Comments, 2750-2751 [2014-00607]

Download as PDF 2750 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 10 / Wednesday, January 15, 2014 / Notices interstate commerce as safely as he/she has been performing in intrastate commerce. Consequently, FMCSA finds that exempting these applicants from the vision requirement in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(10) is likely to achieve a level of safety equal to that existing without the exemption. For this reason, the Agency is granting the exemptions for the 2-year period allowed by 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315 to the 24 applicants listed in the notice of October 28, 2013 (78 FR 64271). We recognize that the vision of an applicant may change and affect his/her ability to operate a CMV as safely as in the past. As a condition of the exemption, therefore, FMCSA will impose requirements on the 24 individuals consistent with the grandfathering provisions applied to drivers who participated in the Agency’s vision waiver program. Those requirements are found at 49 CFR 391.64(b) and include the following: (1) That each individual be physically examined every year (a) by an ophthalmologist or optometrist who attests that the vision in the better eye continues to meet the requirement in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(10) and (b) by a medical examiner who attests that the individual is otherwise physically qualified under 49 CFR 391.41; (2) that each individual provide a copy of the ophthalmologist’s or optometrist’s report to the medical examiner at the time of the annual medical examination; and (3) that each individual provide a copy of the annual medical certification to the employer for retention in the driver’s qualification file, or keep a copy in his/her driver’s qualification file if he/she is selfemployed. The driver must have a copy of the certification when driving, for presentation to a duly authorized Federal, State, or local enforcement official. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Discussion of Comments FMCSA received no comments in this proceeding. Conclusion Based upon its evaluation of the 24 exemption applications, FMCSA exempts Larry Adams, Jr. (FL), Juan R. Andrade (TX), Ronald C. Ashley (GA), Michael A. Bagwell (TX), Lester E. Burnes (NM), Miguel A. Calderon (CA), Terry L. Cliffe (IL), Herman R. Dahmer, Jr. (MD), Andrew S. Durward (IL), James P. Fitzgerald (MA), Vashion E. Hammond (FL), Louis E. Henry, Jr. (KY), Adam S. Larson (CO), Sally A. Leavitt (NV), Glenn H. Lewis, Jr. (OH), Leonardo Lopez (NE), Larry P. Magrath (MN), Gilberto D. Miramontes (TX), Richard J. Pauxtis (OR), Johnny L. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:04 Jan 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 Powell (MD), Jacques W. Rainville (VT), Jeffrey T. Skaggs (IA), Roy A. Whitaker (TX), and Sammy D. Wynn (GA) from the vision requirement in 49 CFR 391.41(b)(10), subject to the requirements cited above (49 CFR 391.64(b)). In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, each exemption will be valid for 2 years unless revoked earlier by FMCSA. The exemption will be revoked if: (1) The person fails to comply with the terms and conditions of the exemption; (2) the exemption has resulted in a lower level of safety than was maintained before it was granted; or (3) continuation of the exemption would not be consistent with the goals and objectives of 49 U.S.C. 31136 and 31315. If the exemption is still effective at the end of the 2-year period, the person may apply to FMCSA for a renewal under procedures in effect at that time. Issued on: December 30, 2013. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–00442 Filed 1–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board Notice and Request for Comments AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. 30-day notice of request for approval: Report of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue. ACTION: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3519 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection—Report of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue—further described below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register on June 24, 2013, at 78 FR 37883. That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. One comment was received and is addressed in the Board’s Supporting Statement, which was submitted to OMB as part of the Board’s request for approval of this collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Board’s request to OMB can be viewed on OMB’s Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Comments may now be submitted to OMB concerning: (1) The accuracy of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Board’s burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology when appropriate; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Description of Collection Title: Report of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue. OMB Control Number: 2140–0014. STB Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension without change. Respondents: Class I railroads (railroads with operating revenues exceeding $250 million in 1991 dollars). Number of Respondents: 7. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Frequency: Quarterly. Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): 28 hours. Total ‘‘Non-hour Burden’’ Cost: None identified. Needs and Uses: Under 49 U.S.C. 10702, the Surface Transportation Board has the authority to address the reasonableness of a rail carrier’s practices. This information collection permits the Board to monitor the current fuel surcharge practices of the Class I carriers. Failure to collect this information would impede the Board’s ability to fulfill its responsibilities under 49 U.S.C. 10702. The Board has authority to collect information about rail costs and revenues under 49 U.S.C. 11144 and 11145. Retention Period: Information in this report is maintained on the Board’s Web site for a minimum of one year and is otherwise maintained by the Board for a minimum of two years. DATES: Comments on this information collection should be submitted by February 14, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Patrick Fuchs, Surface Transportation Board Desk Officer, by fax at (202) 395–5167; by mail at OMB, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20500; or by email at OIRA—submission@ omb.eop.gov and refer to the title of the collection(s) commented upon. For further information regarding the Report of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue, or to obtain a copy E:\FR\FM\15JAN1.SGM 15JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 10 / Wednesday, January 15, 2014 / Notices of the reporting form, contact Paul Aguiar at (202) 245–0323 or economic.data@stb.dot.gov. [Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: (800) 877–8339.] The form is also available on the Board’s Web site. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, a Federal agency conducting or sponsoring a collection of information must display a currently valid OMB control number. A collection of information, which is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR1320.3(c), includes agency requirements or requests that persons submit reports, keep records, or provide information to the agency, third parties, or the public. Section 3507(b) of the PRA requires, concurrent with an agency’s submitting a collection to OMB for approval, a 30day notice and comment period through publication in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information. Dated: January 10, 2014. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2014–00607 Filed 1–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 17, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette B. Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:04 Jan 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain additional information, or copies of the information collection and instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact Elaine Christophe, at (202) 622–3179, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comments The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as part of their continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the proposed or continuing information collections listed below in this notice, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information collection. All comments will become a matter of public record. Please do not include any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments. We invite comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide the requested information. Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following forms, and reporting and record-keeping requirements: Title: Treatment of Dual Consolidated Losses. OMB Number: 1545–1083. Regulation Project Number: INTL– 399–88. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 1503(d) denies use of the losses of one domestic corporation by another affiliated domestic corporation where PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2751 the loss corporation is also subject to the income tax of another country. This regulation allows an affiliate to make use of the loss if the loss has not been used in the foreign country and if an agreement is attached to the income tax return of the dual resident corporation or group, to take the loss into income upon future use of the loss in the foreign country. The regulation also requires separate accounting for a dual consolidated loss where the dual resident corporation files a consolidated return. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 3 hrs., 14 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,620 minutes. Title: State Housing Credit Ceiling and Other Rules Relating to the LowIncome Housing Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1423. Regulation Project Number: PS–106– 91. Abstract: The regulation concerns the low-income housing credit under section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code. The regulation provides rules relating to the order in which housing credit dollar amounts are allocated from each State’s housing credit ceiling under section 42(h)(3)(C) and the determination of which States qualify to receive credit from a national pool of credit under section 42(h)(3)(D). The regulation affects State and local housing credit agencies and taxpayers receiving credit allocations, and provides them with guidance for complying with section 42. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, not-for-profit institutions, individuals or households, and state, local or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 110. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours, 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 275. Title: Foreign Based Importer NonFilers Questionnaire. OMB Number: 1545–2084. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: Foreign corporations are subject to U.S. Income Tax on income that is effectively connected with a U.S. E:\FR\FM\15JAN1.SGM 15JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 10 (Wednesday, January 15, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2750-2751]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-00607]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board


Notice and Request for Comments

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT.

ACTION: 30-day notice of request for approval: Report of Fuel Cost, 
Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue.

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SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, 
and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-
3519 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (Board) gives notice that 
it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval of the information collection--Report of Fuel Cost, 
Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue--further described below. The Board 
previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal 
Register on June 24, 2013, at 78 FR 37883. That notice allowed for a 
60-day public review and comment period. One comment was received and 
is addressed in the Board's Supporting Statement, which was submitted 
to OMB as part of the Board's request for approval of this collection 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Board's request to OMB can be 
viewed on OMB's Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.
    Comments may now be submitted to OMB concerning: (1) The accuracy 
of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize 
the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology when appropriate; and (4) whether the collection 
of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions 
of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility.

Description of Collection

    Title: Report of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and Surcharge Revenue.
    OMB Control Number: 2140-0014.
    STB Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension without change.
    Respondents: Class I railroads (railroads with operating revenues 
exceeding $250 million in 1991 dollars).
    Number of Respondents: 7.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Frequency: Quarterly.
    Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): 28 hours.
    Total ``Non-hour Burden'' Cost: None identified.
    Needs and Uses: Under 49 U.S.C. 10702, the Surface Transportation 
Board has the authority to address the reasonableness of a rail 
carrier's practices. This information collection permits the Board to 
monitor the current fuel surcharge practices of the Class I carriers. 
Failure to collect this information would impede the Board's ability to 
fulfill its responsibilities under 49 U.S.C. 10702. The Board has 
authority to collect information about rail costs and revenues under 49 
U.S.C. 11144 and 11145.
    Retention Period: Information in this report is maintained on the 
Board's Web site for a minimum of one year and is otherwise maintained 
by the Board for a minimum of two years.

DATES: Comments on this information collection should be submitted by 
February 14, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be directed to the Office of 
Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Attention: Patrick Fuchs, Surface Transportation Board Desk Officer, by 
fax at (202) 395-5167; by mail at OMB, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20500; or by email at OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov and 
refer to the title of the collection(s) commented upon. For further 
information regarding the Report of Fuel Cost, Consumption, and 
Surcharge Revenue, or to obtain a copy

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of the reporting form, contact Paul Aguiar at (202) 245-0323 or 
economic.data@stb.dot.gov. [Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) 
for the hearing impaired: (800) 877-8339.] The form is also available 
on the Board's Web site.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, a Federal agency conducting 
or sponsoring a collection of information must display a currently 
valid OMB control number. A collection of information, which is defined 
in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR1320.3(c), includes agency requirements 
or requests that persons submit reports, keep records, or provide 
information to the agency, third parties, or the public. Section 
3507(b) of the PRA requires, concurrent with an agency's submitting a 
collection to OMB for approval, a 30-day notice and comment period 
through publication in the Federal Register concerning each proposed 
collection of information, including each proposed extension of an 
existing collection of information.

    Dated: January 10, 2014.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2014-00607 Filed 1-14-14; 8:45 am]
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